451 – Coffee talk

You really think it’s that easy, huh?

I never said it was easy, I only said that it’s not as difficult as you want think it is.

You’re splitting hairs.

Not really. It’s just a matter of nuance.

Still splitting hairs.

Here’s the thing. The problem is you see it as an on/off switch. Things for you can only be either easy or difficult, there are no shades of gray in your black or white palette.

These are some very tough and serious decisions I have to take about my life, it’s not something to be taken lightly.

Unfortunately we are deterministic beings trying to impose our will a probabilistic system called reality.

In English, please?

You’re trying to control by will things that mostly occur by chance, instead of learning to flow with the changes.

So I should just play dead and let the currents drag me along?

No, I’m just saying you should learn to swim.

Easy to say when you’re not the one who’s drowning.

Oh, you’re not drowning, you just feel that way because you’re trying too dammed hard to do everything according to plan.

Very well, genius. What is your sage advice?

Just chill.